The ESPC has released its annual analysis of the federal government’s 2015 budget.

Highlights from this Fact Sheet include:

  • budget is sort on detail and long on spin
  • few changes to Child Tax Benefits/National Child Benefit
  • Few benefit from Family Tax Cut
  • Universal Child Care Benefit increased
  • Children’s Tax Fitness Credit doubled
  • Tax-Free Saving Account maximum doubled
  • EI compassionate care leave lengthened
  • CMHC coop housing mortgages replaced by lower private sector mortgages
  • Public Transit Funding to cities boosted
  • Modest improvements for Aboriginal communities

ESPC Documents/PUBLICATIONS/A.06.B FACT SHEETS/fACT_sheet_Federal_Budget_2015.pdf

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